Buttermilk Batter For Pan-Fried Fish

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  • Cooking Time: 8-10min.
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  • 2 lbs fish fillets or steaks
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 cup flour, cornmeal, or fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • Solid vegetable shortening


Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper.  In large mixing bowl, using a wire whisk or rotary beater, beat together egg and water.  In separate large mixing bowl blend together flour (or cornmeal or bread crumbs) and Buttermilk Blend.  Dip fish in egg mixture, then in flour/buttermilk mixture.  Heat shortening (1/8 inch) in skillet until hot.  Fry fish in hot shortening over medium heat, turning carefully until brown on both sides, 8 - 10 minutes.

This Recipe Yields: 4 servings.

Nutritional Info

Calories 324
Calories from Fat 3
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 131mg
Sodium 777mg
Carbohydrates 25g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 47g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 12%
Iron 19%

Product used

Cultured ButtermilkCultured Buttermilk

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